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Combating the Opioid Crisis with Lifesaving Training Opportunities

Buprenorphine is widely considered one the most effective medications available to treat opioid use disorder. It blocks the effects of opioids and suppresses cravings and withdrawal symptoms – “tricking” the brain into believing an opioid like heroin or oxycodone has been ingested without producing a drug-induced high.

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Gelsomino Named Director of Center for Diversity & Inclusion

Tina Gelsomino, MSW, works to advance the Brigham’s diversity and inclusion strategy in close collaboration with Nawal Nour, MD, MPH, chief diversity and inclusion officer for professional staff.

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Transition to Plain Language Codes: 5 Things to Know

Last month, BWH began transitioning four emergency color codes – Amber, Grey, Pink and White – to plain language codes, which provide a brief description of the situation and specific instructions for staff and, when appropriate, patients and visitors.

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Study Reveals Long-Term Risks for Women with High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

A new study indicates that women who develop preeclampsia or gestational hypertension during pregnancy are more likely to develop cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as Type 2 diabetes, later in life.

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Bulletin Bullets

News about upcoming hospital events, campaigns and other timely information for staff